Natasha Loges names Mackerras' Mozart as one of five indispensable recordings of his music
Success at the Midem Awards!
Linn Records is thrilled to reveal that ‘Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41' has won a Midem Award! The recording, which was nominated in the Symphonic Works category at the international awards, saw off stiff competition from recordings of Beethoven and Mahler symphonies.
Sir Charles Mackerras, who was in Cannes on the 20th January to collect the award for the album, was delighted to attend the event. As he received the award the esteemed conductor praised both the SCO and Linn Records, stating, "Linn Records is quickly becoming a major label".
Sir Charles and the SCO's interpretation of Mozart's last four symphonies has been critically acclaimed by several publications, with BBC Radio 3's CD Review, BBC Radio 4's Front Row and Classic FM's The New CD Show selecting it as a disc of 2008.
Look out for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Sir Charles' next recording with pianist Artur Pizarro: ‘Beethoven Piano Concertos 3-5'. Coming in April 2009...